Blader # Kavels in Asia

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[Manuscript chart on vellum of the Java Sea]

One of the few manuscript charts on vellum in private hands, signed by Isaac de Graaf. ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT MAP IN RED, GREEN AND BLACK INK showing the Java Sea centered o...

$250000 / ≈ €250000
Publisher: GRAAF, I.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1743

 

Militairy manuscript map of the end of Yangzi River across Shanghai, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang areas, with 3 red seals of the Ever-Victorious Army.

In lower left corner an inset plan of Songjiang District with Shanghai with a grid and the area is divided with red doted border lines.The map has three red seals of the ...

$120000 / ≈ €120000
Publisher: MILITAIRY MAP
Place, Date: China, ca 1862

 

Manuscript map of the Bay of Nagasaki.

An extremely rare manuscript chart in brown ink and wash color on a printed sheet of paper with a system of rhumblines and latitude scales. This chart shows the Bay of Na...

$50000 / ≈ €50000
Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1750

 

[ LANDSKROON ]. Oranda Fune no zu [= Depiction of a Dutch Ship].

A very large and extremely detailed Japanese drawing on rice paper of a Dutch ship at the artificial island Deshima, the VOC's outpost in Nagasaki harbour. In the drawing...

$30000 / ≈ €30000
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place, Date: Japan, Kansei 4, 2nd month, 9th day, 30 March? 1792

 

COLLECTION OF HONG KONG MAPS, BOOKS & FLYERS. Including CHINA - HONGKONG surveyed by Captn. Sir Edward Belcher, in H.M.S. Sulphur 1841. Corrected to 1901.

A collection of 30 maps, prints, and publications relating to Hong Kong. Including : - BELCHER, E. Sir, An updated version of this most important nautical chart of Hong K...

$25000 / ≈ €25000
Publisher: BRITISH ADMIRALTY/ AMONG OTHERS
Place, Date: London, 1841 - 1901

 

NEWTON'S New and Improved TERRESTRIAL GLOBE Accurately delineated from the observations of the most esteemed NAVIGATORS AND TRAVELLERS to the Present Time. . .

A very impressive Victorian 20-inch Library globe on an exceptionally carved mahogany tripod stand with scrolling acanthus legs terminating in claw feet joined by turned ...

$20000 / ≈ €20000
Publisher: NEWTON and SON
Place, Date: London, January 1, 1867

 

Histoire Naturelle, Civile, Et Ecclésiastique..'

First French edition, published by P.Gosse, J.Neaulme and B.Lakeman. The basic work on Japan from the second half of the 17th century when it was still forbidden to forei...

$18000 / ≈ €18000
Publisher: KAEMPFER, E.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1729

 

Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise, et du Thibet.

First edition of "the principal cartographic authority on China during the 18th century". It was the second major atlas of China produced in Europe following th...

$18000 / ≈ €18000
Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
Place, Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1737

 

Carta prima Generale dell' Asia.

FIRST STATE of Robert Dudley's general chart of the Persian Gulf, going east through India to the southeastern coast of China showing Macau and the area of present-day Ho...

$17500 / ≈ €17500
Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Place, Date: Florence, 1646

 

Nieuwe Pas=Caart strekkende van Pta Cataon tot Pta. Lamtoan, langs de kusten van Cochinchina, Tonquin, Quangsi en Quantung [?] van Macao.

A finely engraved and detailed chart of Vietnam reaching to Macao and present-day Hong Kong..Very rare: only included in the 6th volume (so-called secret atlas) of Van Ke...

$15000 / ≈ €15000
Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1753

 

Asia carta di ciasete piu moderna. (Japan)

Rare FIRST STATE of this important map for Korea and Japan map of the Blancus/Moreira type, but adds a huge 'Jesso' filling the top of this old map. The map is of interes...

$15000 / ≈ €15000
Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Place, Date: Florence, 1646-1647

 

Mapa De la parte de la Isla Formosa sa perteneciente al Emperadotde la China sacado por Ord. De S.M.

Extremely rare map of the west coast of Taiwan, the Punghu or Pescadore Islands, and the Fokien or Fujian coast of China. Several ancient Taiwanese cities are noted, incl...

$15000 / ≈ €15000
Publisher: DE LA CONCEPTION, J.
Place, Date: Manilla, Seminario Conciliar, y Real de San Carlos, 1788-1792

 

Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise . . . du Thibet, & de la Coree. . .

These volumes accompany Bourguignon d'Anville's Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise et du Thibet. of 1737. First quarto edition, with a new preface and bibl...

$12000 / ≈ €12000
Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
Place, Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1736

 

An embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Grand Tartar Cham, Emperor of China deliver'd by their excellencies, Peter de Goyer and Jacob de Keyzer, at his imperial city of Peking. . .

Very rare first English text edition of this most important and early resource on China and the Chinese. Three parts in one folio by John Macock for the author.Part I: An...

$9000 / ≈ €9000
Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Place, Date: London : Printed by the Author at his house in White-Friers, 1669

 

Plan de Constantinople, non compris ses faubourgs. Grave d'apres les documents du ministere de la Guerre par E. Olivier.

A very rare lithographic town-plan of Istanbul, Scale 98 yards to one inch., printed in Pera, Istanbul by E. Olivier. The ornate design on the top of the title is a tugh...

$8000 / ≈ €8000
Publisher: OLIVIER, E.
Place, Date: Péra, Istanbul, 1851

 

Hern Johann Baptisten Taveniers..Vierzig Jaehrige Reize..

This German edition includes Tavernier's map of Japan in a reduced form (210x315mm) and contains legends about the country's nature, e.g., where gold is mined and plottin...

$7500 / ≈ €7500
Publisher: TAVERNIER, J.B.
Place, Date: Nuremberg, 1681

 

Parte orientale della China.. / Parte occidentale della China. (2 sheets)

The map depicts the eastern part of China with Korea -correctly- as a peninsula. Formosa is included as well. Japan is partly visible i.e. the area of Yamaguchi, strait K...

$7500 / ≈ €7500
Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place, Date: Venice, 1695

 

The Kingdome of China.

A most sought-after map of China. Decorative border vignettes including views of the cities of Quinzay and Macao along the top border with the wheeled wind machines and p...

$7000 / ≈ €7000
Publisher: SPEED, J.
Place, Date: London, G. Humble, 1627

 

Hendrik Doeff and his dog.

Because of the scarcely of impressions from abroad many of the Nagasaki subjects, prints and paintings are copies. The lack of understanding usually makes these impressio...

$6500 / ≈ €6500
Publisher: NAGASAKI SCHOOL
Place, Date: Nagasaki, c. 1820-1830

 

Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.

The first map of China ever to appear in a Western atlas, west to the top. The first state without "las Philiooinas" somewhere in 1587 added to the plate. When ...

$6000 / ≈ €6000
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place, Date: Antwerp, 1584

 

Carte des Isles du Japon Esquelles est remarque la Route..

This uncommon map of Japan, which is on a fairly large scale, contains comments about the nature of the country. For instance, Ocsaqui (Okazaki, near Nagoya) is said to h...

$6000 / ≈ €6000
Publisher: TAVENIER, J.B.
Place, Date: Paris 1679

 

Morokoshi Meisho Zue [Illustrated Description of Famous Sites of China].

Published in Osaka, Kawachiya Genhichiro, et al. [8 book sellers], slightly later issue but apparently in Edo period, using all the same woodblocks of original first edit...

$6000 / ≈ €6000
Publisher: OKADA GYUKUZAN, OKA YUGAKU, OHARA TOYA MINSEI
Place, Date: Osaka, Edo, slightly later than Bunka 3, year of the tiger - 1806

 

Reiß in das Gelobte Land ... Mit nach dreyen andern Reißbeschreibungen vermehret, und schönen Kupfern gezieret.

Very rare first illustrated edition of collected travel accounts by citizens of Zürich, containing : Hans Jacob Amman, "Narrative of a trip to Palestine". The ...

$6000 / ≈ €6000
Publisher: AMMANN, Hans Jacob
Place, Date: Zürich, M. Schauffelberger Erbin, 1678

 

Het gezandtschap der Neerlandtsche Oost-Indische Compagnie, aan den grooten Tartarischen Cham, Den tegenwoordigen Keizer van China. . .

Third edition of this beautifully illustrated work on China. The first edition was published in 1665.Jan Nieuhof was a "Dutch traveler and adventurer" (1618-72)...

$5500 / ≈ €5500
Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, W. Waasberge, 1693

 

Parliamentary Papers - Foreign Office - Annual Series - Diplomatic and Consular Reports on Trade and Finance.

Very scarce - Only for the British Parliament and the British Crown printed - and not for the trade! Accounts about the Korean country during the time span of the last th...

$5500 / ≈ €5500
Publisher: FOREIGN OFFICE
Place, Date: London, Harrison and Sons, 1882-1906

 

[Tableau Général de l'Empire Ottoman]. 11 plates with the panoramic view of Mecca.

A collection of 11 engraved plates (3 folding) from "Tableau Général de l'Empire Ottoman", Paris, Imprimerie de Monsieur, 1790, comprising the famous panorami...

$5500 / ≈ €5500
Publisher: MOURADJA D'OHSSON, Ignace.
Place, Date: Paris, 1790

 

A fan combining views of Hong Kong (right), Canton (center), and Macau.

The fan shows nice images of Macau, Hong Kong and Canton on onside and on verso a garden with 45 characters welcoming a rider on his white horse. Their clothes are height...

$5500 / ≈ €5500
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place, Date: China, ca. 1850-1860

 

Constantinopolitanae urbis effigies ad vivum expressa.

A rare panoramic town-view of Istanbul with over the whole length of the lower part 3 columns of poems in Latin, Dutch and French and a numbered key 1-29 to the principal...

$5200 / ≈ €5200
Publisher: DANCKERTS, D.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1660

 

Account of a voyage of discovery to the west coast of Corea.

BRITAIN'S FIRST ACCURATE ACCOUNT OF KOREA & OKINAWANS. With an appendix containing charts and various hydrographical and scientific notices by captain Basil Hall and ...

$5000 / ≈ €5000
Publisher: HALL,B.
Place, Date: London, 1818

 

Asia secunda pars in forma Pegasi.

UNRECORDED PLATE or STATE. Asia depicted as the flying horse Pegasus. Below the depiction 3 lines of engraved Latin text. Double page copper engraved map from Heinrich B...

$5000 / ≈ €5000
Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Place, Date: Brunswick, ca. 1635

 

Nouvelle carte des mers comprises entre le détroit de Banca et P°. Timon avec la partie orientale du détroit de Malacca.

Important French chart of the tip of Malaysia with Singapore. Latitude and longitude scales, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, soundings near coast and in bay areas...

$5000 / ≈ €5000
Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.
Place, Date: Paris, 1745

 

Tabula Superioris Indiae & Tartariae maioris. (Modern Map of China, Japan, etc.)

Important map extending from Tartary in the north, to "Prov. Bocat" (Cambodia) in the south. "Tebet" is shown prominently, as is "Zinpangri"...

$5000 / ≈ €5000
Publisher: FRIES, L.
Place, Date: Vienne, 1541

 

Chinae, olim Sinarum regionis. . .

The first printed map of China. It is signed by Ludovico Georgio, whose real name was Luis Jorge de Barbuda. He was a Portuguese Jesuit cartographer and besides that a sp...

$5000 / ≈ €5000
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place, Date: Antwerp, 1598

 

[Complete set of maps of Japan] Imperium Japonicum Per Regiones Digestum Sex et Sexaginta Atque Ipsorum Japonensium Mappis Descriptum Ab Hadriano Relando.

Complete set of 11 maps Reland's map of Japan, the first map to use Sino-Japanese characters on a European printed map and represents a radical departure from prior Europ...

$5000 / ≈ €5000
Publisher: OTTENS, R. / J. / KAEMPFER, E.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1751

 

Il regno della China detto presentente Catay e Magnin. . .

A rare and decorative Italian map of China and Japan, with Japan closely modelled on the indented Cardim outline and Hokkaido, called Yuppi , shown as an Asian peninsula....

$4500 / ≈ €4500
Publisher: ROSSI, G.
Place, Date: Rome, 1682

 

Constantinople ville de Romanie et capitale de l'Empire des Turcs.

A very decorative and extremely rare of Istanbul, including a numbered legend in lower part. Published by Jacques Chéreau, (1688 - 1776). Engraved by Aveline and first ...

$4000 / ≈ €4000
Publisher: CHEREAU, J. / AVELINE, P.A.
Place, Date: Paris, ca.1750

 

Terra Promissions.

A beautifully executed and very rare map of the Promised Land, divided into the 12 Tribes. The shore line runs in north-southwesterly direction from Sidon as far as Pelus...

$4000 / ≈ €4000
Publisher: HONERVOGT, J.
Place, Date: Paris, c.1655

 

Asia secunda pars terrae in forma Pegasi.

Asia depicted as the flying horse Pegasus. Thiscartographical curiosity, double page copper engraved map, was published in Heinrich Bünting's “Itinerarium Sacrae Scrip...

$4000 / ≈ €4000
Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Place, Date: Brunswick, 1640

 

Royaume de Corée.

With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche, engraved by G.Kondet. One of the earliest separate maps of Korea. Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville (1697-1782), French c...

$4000 / ≈ €4000
Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Place, Date: The Hague, 1737

 

Carte de la coste orientale de la Chine depuis Amoy, jusqu'à Chusan avec une partie de l'Isle Formose [with] Plan du port d'Amoy ou Emouy.

Important French of the China Sea with the coast of Northern China, including a large depiction of Formosa.Latitude and longitude scales, compass rose and system of rhum...

$4000 / ≈ €4000
Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.
Place, Date: Paris, Jean-François Robustel, 1745

 

A Map of the Environs of Constantinople Drawn from a great number of accurate astronomical & geographical manuscripts and printed documents, by A. Arrowsmith 1801 and 1804.

Arrowsmith’s large and detailed map of the Ottoman Empire and the Black Sea, with Cyprus, Crete and the Greek Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, Albania, Bosnia and Herz...

$4000 / ≈ €4000
Publisher: ARROWSMITH,A.
Place, Date: London, No.10 Soho Square, 4th September 1804

 

Tabula nova utriusque Indiae.

This is the fourth and last edition of this map based on Waldseemüller's first "modern" map of Asia. It follows that cartography without change but adds an int...

$4000 / ≈ €4000
Publisher: PTOLEMY,C. / FRIES, L.
Place, Date: Vienne, 1541

 

Carte Generale du Cours du Gange et du Gagra. . .

A large chart that is essentially six inset maps printed on one sheet by the Jesuit Joseph Tiefentaller in the latter half of the eighteenth century. The map is in French...

$4000 / ≈ €4000
Publisher: TIEFENTALLER, Joseph.
Place, Date: Paris ca 1784

 

Constantinopolis.

A spectacular woodcut panorama of the ancient city of Constantinople, proporting to show the pre-Turk city (for example naming St Sophia). (235x522mm).One of the earliest...

$3500 / ≈ €3500
Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place, Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

 

Asia recens summa cura delineata.

This is the rare early issue with decorative paneled borders. In upper border views and plans of Famagusta, Rhodos, Damascus, Jerusalem, Aden and Ormus. Originally engrav...

$3500 / ≈ €3500
Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1632

 

India quae Orientalis.

The map covers the area from India to Japan, with the East Indies, with good detail in Philippines. In the upper right corner the southern tip of Korea is shown, and mark...

$3500 / ≈ €3500
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1645

 

Runde Strasse in Peking.

Finely executed water color made by Henri Dieth of a charming street scene in Peking. The water color is made after Eduard Hildebrandt (1818-1869). Hildebrandt, was born ...

$3500 / ≈ €3500
Publisher: DIETH, H.
Place, Date: Germany, 1882

 

A large draught of the North part of CHINA. Shewing all the passages and chanells into the harbour of CHUSAN. / To the honourable the court of mannagers for the UNITED TRADE to the EAST INDIES.

A very fine sea chart of China's Zhejiang Province, from the celebrated Third Book of 'The English Pilot'This elegant and large captures China's modern day Zhejiang prov...

$3500 / ≈ €3500
Publisher: THORNTON, J.
Place, Date: London, William Mount & Thomas Page, 1734

 

Carta terza Generale del' Asia.

Rare first state of this important chart showing part of the north coast of New Guinea and islands of the Pacific Ocean. To the north of Japan the landmass of Isola di Ie...

$3500 / ≈ €3500
Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Place, Date: Florence, 1646

 

Atlas des Missions de la Société des Missions-Étrangères. . .

This scarce atlas contains maps showing the locations of the Catholic missions belonging to the Société des Missions Étrangères in Asia. It covers India, Burma, Siam,...

$3500 / ≈ €3500
Publisher: LAUNAY, Adrien
Place, Date: Lille, 1890

 

Essai sur la langue et la littérature chinoises.

The French sinologist Jean-Pierre Abel-Remusat (September 5, 1788 - June 2, 1832) was born in Paris and educated for the medical profession, but a Chinese herbal in the c...

$3500 / ≈ €3500
Publisher: Abel-Remusat Jean-Pierre
Place, Date: Paris, Treuttel et Wurtz ,1811

 

SETTSU MEISHO ZUE. Illustrations of famous places in Settsu.

Settsu Meisho Zue was printed in two series of 8 and 4 volumes. The principal illustrator was Takehara Shunchosai, but many illustrations in the 4 volumes supplement are ...

$3500 / ≈ €3500
Publisher: AKIZATO, Rito - TAKEHARA, Shunchosai
Place, Date: Osaka, Yanagiwara Kibei, Kansei 8-10 or 1796-1798

 

Quantung, e Fokien, Provincie della China...

A beautifully engraved decorative map of Southern China extending from Hainan in the West to Formosa in the East and centered on the Pearl River Delta with Macao and the ...

$3500 / ≈ €3500
Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place, Date: Venice, 1691

 

Waere affbeeldinge wegens het casteel ende stadt Batavia.

A good impression of this finely engraved and detailed plan of Batavia, present-day Jakarta, the Dutch center of trading activities in the East Indies. Copied after Cleme...

$3250 / ≈ €3250
Publisher: LETI, G.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1681

 

Nangasakij.

Charming 18th watercolor on paper depicting a panoramic view of Nagasaki and the factory Deshima of the V.OC. Probably made by a Western artist visiting Japan.RARE. Due ...

$3000 / ≈ €3000
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place, Date: c.1750

 

Carte d'unne partie de l'Arabie Septentrionale Pour suivre les Voyages de Mr. G.A. Vallin. . .

This is the original hand-drawn map by Victor Adolphe Malte-Brun of "Carte d'unne partie de l'Arabie Septentrionale Pour suivre les Voyages de Mr. G.A. Wallin",...

$3000 / ≈ €3000
Publisher: MALTE-BRUN, V.A.
Place, Date: Paris, November 1855

 

La Chine d'Athanase Kirchere de la compagnie de Jesus, illustrée de plusieurs monuments tant sacrés que profanes et de quantité de recherches de la nature. . .

Athanasius Kircher, S.J., (1601 or 1602-1680) was a 17th-century German Jesuit scholar who published around 40 works, most notably in the fields of oriental studies, geol...

$3000 / ≈ €3000
Publisher: KIRCHNER, A.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1670

 

Arabia.

A handsome map of the Arabian Peninsula drawn on a large scale on which the three classical divisions are shown with some urban centers and topographical features. There ...

$3000 / ≈ €3000
Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1662

 

[Map of Palestine ]

Map of Palestine from "La Mer des Hystoires" published by Dupré, Paris, 1536 "La Mer des Hystoires" is a translation into French of the famous "...

$3000 / ≈ €3000
Publisher: MER DES HYSTOIRES
Place, Date: Dupre, Paris, 1536

 

Carte la plus generale et qui comprend la Chine, la Tartarie chinoise et le Thibet. . .

With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche, engraved by G.Kondet. Very detailed map of China, Tibet and Korea.Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville (1697-1782), French c...

$2800 / ≈ €2800
Publisher: D'ANVILLE, J-B.
Place, Date: The Hague, 1737

 

Peregrinations divi Pauli Tyrus Corographicus. . .

A beautifully executed and very rare map showing the peregrinations of St. Paul in the Eastern Mediterranean. The Mediterranean is ornated with two ships and two sea mons...

$2750 / ≈ €2750
Publisher: HONERVOGT, J.
Place, Date: Paris, ca. 1640

 

Allerneuester geographisch- und topographischer Schau-Platz von Africa und Ost-Indien. . .

An early issue of this important book by Johann Wolfgang Heydt's describing the Dutch factories, settlements and stations at the hands of the Dutch East India Company in ...

$2750 / ≈ €2750
Publisher: HEYDT, J. W.
Place, Date: Wilhermsdorf, Tetscher u. Nürnberg, Homanns Erben, 1744

 

Karte von den Kusten von Arabien . . .

Manuscript map of Arabia. A close copy of Bellin's map of the Arabian Peninsular. In the lower right margin "Tom A, vol V."A title cartouche in lower left corne...

$2500 / ≈ €2500
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place, Date: Germany, ca. 1760

 

Hong Kong. [Queen's Road]

Finely executed watercolor made by Henri Dieth of a charming atmospheric street scene at Queen's Road in Hong Kong. The watercolor is made after Eduard Hildebrandt (1818-...

$2500 / ≈ €2500
Publisher: DIETH, H.
Place, Date: Germany, 1882

 

Mer de Chine - Detroit De Singapour Partie Comprise Entre Singaour et Le Dett. De Malacca d'apres les travaux du Commr. J.W. Reed de la Marine Royale d'Angleterr, executes de 1865 a 1869 et les documents Hollandais . . . 1873

A detailed chart of Singapore Strait, drawn from an English Chart by J.W. Reed, who surveyed Singapore and environs between 1865 and 1869, aboard the H.M.S. Rifleman.The ...

$2500 / ≈ €2500
Publisher: DEPOT DE LA MARINE.
Place, Date: Paris, 1873

 

Indie moet vrij vecht ervoor.

War propaganda poster by Patrick (Pat) Cokayne Keely, distributed in the liberated South of the Netherlands, this poster concerned the Japanese occupation of Indonesia an...

$2500 / ≈ €2500
Publisher: KEELEY, P.
Place, Date: London, J.Haworth / Brother Ltd, 1944

 

Waere Affbeeldinge Wegens het Casteel ende Stadt BATAVIA Gelegen opt Groot Eylant Java.

A good impression of this finely engraved and detailed plan of Batavia, present-day Jakarta, the Dutch center of trading activities in the East Indies. Copied after Cleme...

$2500 / ≈ €2500
Publisher: COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1721

 

Isola del Giapone e penisola di Corea.

A most attractive and decorative map by Vincenzo Coronelli. An elaborate central title cartouche garlanded with intertwined flowers and dedicated to the Rev.de Fontaine o...

$2500 / ≈ €2500
Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place, Date: Venice, 1692

 

Nieuwe Kaart van het Eyland Sumatra..

Fine chart depicting the Island of Sumatra and the southern coasts of Malaysia from Quedo to Johore. North is orientated to the left of the page. Singapore is probably id...

$2500 / ≈ €2500
Publisher: VALENTIJN, F.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1726

 

Terra Sancta.

This is the most modern of Ortelius' maps of the Holy Land. It focuses specifically on the Holy Land and is oriented with east of the top. Ortelius used as a model the wa...

$2400 / ≈ €2400
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place, Date: Antwerp, 1603

 

De golf van Bengalen.

Rare of the Indian Ocean, with nice detail on Ceylon (Sri Lanka) with compass roses and system of rhumb lines, soundings and anchorage's. Many place names. The plate was...

$2300 / ≈ €2300
Publisher: DONCKER, H.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, after 1669-1712

 

[Taprobana - Sri Lanka]

Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of Ceylon prepared Martin Waldseemüller.Based on the slightly larger map from 1513 published in "P...

$2200 / ≈ €2200
Publisher: PTOLEMY, C . / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M. / FRIES, L.
Place, Date: Vienna, Trechsel, G., 1525 -1541

 

.Taprobana Ins. Tabula XII Asiae. [Sri Lanka.]

Ptolemy's mythical island of Taprobana originally became associated with Sri Lanka although it was sometimes confused with Sumatra. Taprobana, as it was called on most ea...

$2200 / ≈ €2200
Publisher: PTOLEMY, C.
Place, Date: Lyons, M. Servetus, 1535

 

Xantung, sinarum imperii provincia quatra.

A map of the northern province ‘Xantung’ of China after the Jesuit Martino Martini.Shows the Great Wall and is centered on the Bohai Sea, and the Shandong and Liaonin...

$2200 / ≈ €2200
Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, ca 1660

 

Le Royaume de Siam avec Les Royaumes Qui Luy sont Tributaries & c. / La Royaume de Siam avec les royaumes qui luy sont Tributaires, et les Isles de Sumatra, Andemaon, etc. . . [two sheet map]

Influential map of Southeast Asia and the East Indies including modern day Thailand, southern Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo, Sumatra and Java. Ottens inc...

$2200 / ≈ €2200
Publisher: OTTENS, J.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1710

 

Japonia Regnum.

It is the first map to correctly show Korea as a peninsula. The rare Covens and Mortier issue of this important map of Japan and Korea, originally published by Blaeu. Thi...

$2200 / ≈ €2200
Publisher: BLAEU, J. / DE WIT, F. / COVENS, J. / MORTIER, P.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1655 - 1720

 

Constantinopolitanae urbis effigies ad vivum expressa, quam Turcae Stampoldam vocant. A° MDCXXXV.

Large, decorative view of the city of Constantinople, with legend across the bottom. It is beautifully engraved with quaint scenes of everyday life, including hunters wit...

$2200 / ≈ €2200
Publisher: MERIAN, M.
Place, Date: Frankfurt, 1635

 

[East Asia]

Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of East Asia and centered on Amenia, prepared Martin Waldseemüller. Based on the slightly larger map fr...

$2200 / ≈ €2200
Publisher: PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G.
Place, Date: Vienna, 1525 -1541

 

Tabula Sexta Asia (Arabian Peninsula)

This is a very desirable  early Ptolemaic woodblock map of the Arabian Peninsula, here called Arabia Felix. The map is presented on a trapezoidal projection with par...

$2200 / ≈ €2200
Publisher: PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G.
Place, Date: Vienna, 1525 -1541

 

Penisola Dell India di la dal Gange Diusa ne i Regni, che in essasi contengono et accresciuta di varie notizie. Da Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola e conforme le Relationi di alcuni Padri della Compa di Giesu di Monsu Tavernier . . . 1683

Giacomo Rossi's fine late 17th century map of Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia and part of Sumatra.. Engraved by Franciscus Donia. Issued in Il Mercurio geografico In lower r...

$2200 / ≈ €2200
Publisher: DE ROSSI, G.
Place, Date: Rome, 1683-1688